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Published May 31, 2013, 07:06 PM

Tragic house fire in Park River

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- A tragic house fire in Park River has claimed the lives of an elderly couple.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV)-- A tragic house fire in Park River has claimed the lives of an elderly couple.

Authorities were called to the fire at 1-17 Regina Avenue just before 10-30 last night.

Firefighters found the bodies of the homeowners 89-year-old Norman Winther and his 83-year-old wife Margaret.

The fire is believed to have started with a malfunctioning water heater which ignited some combustible materials beside it.

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